Welcome

We welcome you!

The New York Association of Black Psychologists invites you to join with us as we continue serving the community and making a difference in the lives of others through the field of mental health!

Harambee

Let's Pull Together!

The Harambee Initiative aims to inspire, encourage and uplift Black individuals, families, and communities as we face the COVID-19 pandemic.

Black History Month

Pioneers of Black & African Psychology

We collaborated with the New Jersey (NJABPsi), DC (DCABPsi) and Delaware Valley (DVABPsi) chapters, to celebrate Black History Month 2022 by highlighting and honoring the pioneers of Black and African Psychology.

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Our Commitments

MENTAL HEALTH & WELLNESS

We strive to decrease mental health stigma, link individuals to quality, culturally-appropriate mental health services, and raise awareness of issues affecting the Black community.

SOCIAL JUSTICE & COMMUNITY OUTREACH

From disaster relief services & community events to grassroots organizing & support for incarcerated/formerly incarcerated individuals, we believe in strengthening community.

EDUCATION & MENTORSHIP

Along with annual scholarship awards, NYABPsi provides resources & mentorship for students & early-career professionals.

  • A screenshot of Dr. Orbe-Austin’s Presentation We would like to extend our deepest gratitude to all of the 80 plus attendees that joined us in fellowship for our Healing Conversation: Coping with Racial Trauma and Channeling Black Rage & Pain Event! Thank you for your inquiries, your input, your eagerness
  • As we continue to face the COVID-19 pandemic, NYABPsi (a chapter of Association of Black Psychologists, ABPsi) supports its communities in remaining safe and centered. During this time, we encourage our communities to strengthen our minds and spirits by increasing our self-knowledge, extended self identity, and taking time to remember
  • We can’t breathe! The breath and life of our collective Black body is being threatened and choked. We, the members of the New York Association of Black Psychologists (NYABPsi), are enraged by the tragic deaths of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery, Bettie Jones, Philando Castile, Eric Garner and numerous people of
  • Relaxed, peaceful, grounded, hopeful, aware – These are some of the words participants used to describe the way they felt at the end of the session, during which Dr. Lewis shared a wealth of knowledge on Black Psychology and Egyptian yoga practices, as well as ways to bring harmony to
  • ‌As we continue to confront the challenges brought on by the COVID-19 pandemic, NYABPsi supports its community in staying informed and empowered. There is increasing evidence that the pandemic is disproportionately affecting Black individuals and communities in a number of ways, raising concerns about social and racial justice. In addition
  • Parents and other caregivers have unique needs and stressors in this COVID-19 pandemic. Learning to balance working from home, facilitating remote learning for their children, supporting the emotional well-being of family members during this crisis, and maintaining financial stability are among the most common. NYABPsi salutes those parents and caregivers